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How long do bird flu symptoms last?

How long do bird flu symptoms last?

Varies: The worst symptoms are in the first 5 days and generally taper off over 10-14 days. More serious cases can have complications that last longer. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Flu (Definition)

Flu is also known as Influenza. Influenza (aka "flu") is a contagious respiratory viral illness that can cause mild to severe illness including death. There is treatment available to decrease symptoms, but it is better to prevent the flu is by getting ...Read more


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What are bird flu symptoms, treatment?

What are bird flu symptoms, treatment?

Fever, cough: Bird flu or avian influenza has similiar symptoms to influenza with fever, sore throat, cough and body aches. It is more common in africa and asia than the United States and is treated with anti-viral medications such as tamiflu and relenza. ...Read more

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Symptoms of bird flu and other avian flu?

Symptoms of bird flu and other avian flu?

Agree w Dr. Singh.: Symptoms of avian flu include fever, cough, sore throat, muscle aches ; pains ; occasionally conjunctivitis or gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, vomiting or diarrhea). Complications can include pneumonia, respiratory failure, as well as renal ; cardiac complications. It has been lethal in > 50% of infected people. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of bird flu the same as that of a normal flu?

Are the symptoms of bird flu the same as that of a normal flu?

Yes: High fever, malaise, muscle pain, cough and headache are common to all varieties of influenza. In children abdominal symptoms may be more prominent such as nausea and vomiting. In the elderly, mental status changes such as lethargy and confusion can be seen. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bird flu in humans in asia?

Same as Flu: Fever, breathing problems, cough, aches and pains, shortness of breath and in severe cases death. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of bird flu?

Fever: Fever, chills , muscle aches and headache which are the same with any flu. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of bird flu now?

Same as of regular: Flu. Symptoms of bird flu are the same as of regular flu, however, it has much higher frequency of pneumonia and death. See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/flu/avian/gen-info/facts.htm. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bird flu and can it come from cats?

What are the symptoms of bird flu and can it come from cats?

No differences: Bird flu is not any different than any other form of influenza except in the manner in which it is transmitted. And not from cats. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bird flu in asia?

Avian Influenza H5N1: High fever (usually more than 38 degrees celsius) cough sore throat running nose production of phlegm difficulty in breathing other symptoms that have occasionally been reported include: diarrhoea vomiting abdominal pain chest pain bleeding from nose and gums. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of the bird flu in singapore?

What are the symptoms of the bird flu in singapore?

See below: High fever (usually more than 38 degrees celsius) cough sore throat running nose production of phlegm difficulty in breathing other symptoms that have occasionally been reported include: diarrhoea vomiting abdominal pain chest pain bleeding from nose and gums. ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
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Avian Flu (Definition)

Avian Flu is also known as Bird flu. A strain of influenza previously seen only in birds that has acquired the ability to infect humans with close contact. Currently there are no strains that can cause ...Read more


Dr. MOHAMMAD ZAMAN
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Bird Flu (Definition)

"bird flu" is simply an influenza virus. These viruses usually infect birds, hence the name "bird flu." but, some times they can infect humans ...Read more